Caribe School of Fish Scarf/Wrap
Caribe School of Fish Scarf/Wrap
Caribe School of Fish Scarf/Wrap
Caribe School of Fish Scarf/Wrap

Caribe School of Fish Scarf/Wrap

Regular price $ 50.00
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This project is part of our Caribbean Collection, which is inspired by the beautiful beaches, the Caribbean Sea, and the West Indian culture of Saint John in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Kit
This kit includes yarn, the pattern with instructions for all sizes, an introduction to the shadow knitting technique, a Row Checker chart and a list of all abbreviations. Plus, a link is provided to Knitting Help on my web site. All in a backpack project bag.

StitchSaver Row Checker
This pattern includes an easy-to-follow chart, with check off boxes to keep track of your pattern repeats.

"It is hard to make a mistake with our unique complimentary Row Checker. It helps you keep track of stitch count row-by-row for each section of the pattern, plus all increase and decrease shaping. With check off boxes for each row you can put this project aside for a week, a month or a year and return to the exact spot where you stopped."
- James

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Knitting Help
For your convenience, we’ve collected definitions for abbreviations, links to tutorial videos that may make knitting your project easier and more fun, as well as guides to techniques and tailoring. Visit the Knitting Help page on our website.

Pattern
Caribe is a tribute to the Virgin Island Oceanographic Park created to protect the waters, sea life and reefs that surround the island of Saint John. The scarf or wrap pattern is worked in the rather amazing shadow knitting technique, which is simple knit and purl stitches in 2 colors. When viewed directly, you see only stripes but from an angle a school of fish magically appear. Doesn’t that sound like fun?

Yarn
HiKoo’s CoBaSi+, Light Worsted, 55% Cotton, 16% Bamboo, 8% Silk, 21% Elastic

Nylon In this amazing blend of fibers, the cotton and bamboo are the basis for a washable yarn, silk adds strength, and elastic nylon helps the finished garment hold its shape. The result is soft and gentle with a wool-like stretch.

The on-screen color representations for yarn may not be precise representations of actual colors due to variance in monitor calibrations.

Gauge
21 sts and 32 rows = 4"/10cm, washed and blocked.

Suggested Needles and Notions
The following is recommended but not included in the kit.

  • US Size 7/4.5mm*, 20”/50cm circular needles
  • Stitch markers, removable marker

*Or size needed to obtain gauge.

Size

  • Scarf: 10”/25.4cm x 60”/152.4cm
  • Wrap: 21”/53.34cm x 60”/152.4cm

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A link to this Downloadable Pattern will be provided after checkout, as well as via email. Downloadable Patterns are nonrefundable.

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Our Knitting Kits include a handy backpack with a front zippered pouch and a porthole. Insert the ball of yarn from which you’re knitting and run the yarn through the porthole. You can even knit while walking down the street.

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